Category Archives: Vacation

Portuguese Canadian Bakery, Edmonton AB

Portuguese Canadian Bakery Baccala Fritter, Chicken and Vegetable Ball, Shrimp Fritter Portuguese Egg Custard Coconut Sweet Bun Tradicional Nanaimo Bar Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bar Apple Fritter Bolo de Balacha Caramel Custard Orange Pastry Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake Serving an ethnic … Continue reading

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The Hardware Grill, Edmonton AB

The Hardware Grill Warm Bread and Olive Oil Crispy Duck Confit – Yukon Gold Sweet Potato Hash, Twice Smoked Bacon, Mushrooms, Sage Cream, Veal Jus Bacon-Wrapped Elk & Slow Braised Beef Rib – Potato- Bacon Pie, Butternut Squash, Beet Chutney, … Continue reading

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Bar Bricco, Edmonton AB

Bar Bricco 2013 Alois Lageder Gewurztraminer N’Duja & White Anchovy Crostini, Fennel, Parsley, Red Onion Eggs Moliterno ‘Cacio e Pepe,’ Black Truffle, Crostini Fonduta Agnolotti Dal Plin, Sage Butter, Parmigiano Housemade Porchetta with Rosemary, Garlic and Fennel with Grissini, Focaccia … Continue reading

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Duchess Bakeshop, Edmonton AB

Duchess Bakeshop Almond Croissant Honey Ginger, Pistachio, Caramel Macaron Maple Pecan Pie Brioche Pepin Butter Tart Paris Brest Strawberry Rhubarb Financier Molasses Cookie Winning nearly every Canadian baking accolade available since it’s 2009 opening, Duchess Bake Shop on 124 Street … Continue reading

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Yann Haute Patisserie, Calgary AB

Yann Haute Patisserie Almond Croissant Kouign Amann Pistachio Cherry Gateau Basque Apricot Beignet Coffee-Speculoos, Salty Caramel, Pistachio, PB&J Macarons Maple Pecan Tart Owned by Baker Yann Blanchard and his wife Jeraldine, Calgary’s Yann Haute Patisserie is located in an early … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Citizen Bakery and Delicatessen, Calgary AB

Sidewalk Citizen Bakery and Delicatessen Chocolate Bread and Banana Nut Bread Samples Almond Croissant Sticky Bun Oatmeal and Mixed Fruit Cookie Lychee, Rosewater, Blueberry and Pomegranate Cream Danish Located in Kensington, essentially a counter inside the Sunnyside Natural Food Market … Continue reading

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OEB Breakfast Co., Calgary AB

OEB Breakfast Co. OEB Blend Coffee by Caffe Umbria Boxd Confit de Canard – Poached Eggs, Sous Vide Duck Confit, Lingonberry Jam, Asiago, Brown Butter Hollandaise French Toast Trifle – Meyer Lemon Curd, Seasonal Berries, Sicilian Pistachio, Fresh Whipped Cream … Continue reading

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Village Ice Cream, Calgary AB

Village Ice Cream Samples – Melted Chocolate, Cardamom, Toasted Coconut, Spiced Banana Double on a Waffle Cone – Phil & Sebastian Coffee with Coconut Milk, Maple Pecan Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sandwich Not particularly Ice Cream season, a Tuesday in … Continue reading

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Pigeonhole, Calgary AB

Pigeonhole Red Kuri Squash – Burrata, Honey Oyster Mushroom – Scallion, Crispy Rice Gremolata Ember Roasted Sweet Potato – Huckleberry, Sheep’s Milk Feta Grilled Meatballs – Sake & Pork Gravy, Chili, Parmesan Potato ‘Risotto’ – Candy Cap, Pine Nut, Burgundy … Continue reading

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Native Tongues Taqueria, Calgary CA

Native Tongues Taqueria Zanahorias – Grilled Alberta Carrots, Agave Butter Crema, Queso, Cilantro Calabaza Tostada – Shaved Zucchini, Sesame, Whipped Queso, Salsa Macha, Tomatoes Tacos de Guisado – Suadero, Chorizo Rojo con Papas, Pollo Adobo, Hongos con Kale with White … Continue reading

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Brasserie Kensington, Calgary AB

Brasserie Kensington Foie Gras Torchon – Toasted Brioche, British Columbia Peach Preserves, Sea Salt Cassoulet – Duck, Pork, White Beans, Grilled Bread Dark Chocolate & Coconut Bread Pudding – Almond and Coconut Ice Cream, Chocolate Tuille, Pomegranate Seeds Defining themselves … Continue reading

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Vendôme Café, Calgary AB

Vendôme Café Apple Oatmeal Muffin Breakfast Poutine with Ham, Hollandaise, Quebec Cheese Curds and Hashbrowns French Toast Bread Pudding with Bananas Foster, Whipped Mascarpone, Nutella Carrot Walnut Cake with Cream Cheese Icing and Spiced Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Icing … Continue reading

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Rouge, Calgary AB

Rouge Restaurant Sliced Beet – Foie Gras, Diced Pear Cured Trout – Pickled Chard, Garlic Scape Aioli, Rye Crumbs Red Fife Sourdough – House-churned Salted Butter Cheese & Charcuterie – Peppered Elk Sausage, Air Dried Lonza, Foie Gras Torchon, Bresaola, … Continue reading

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Bistro Rouge, Calgary AB

Bistro Rouge Housemade Bread and Herb Butter Ricotta Gnocchi – Sauteed Mushrooms, Crispy Potatoes & Parmesan Cream Croque Madame – House Smoked Ham, Homemade Brioche, Raclette, Mornay Sauce, 63° Egg & Simple Salad Baked Alaska – Graham Cracker Cake, Chocolate … Continue reading

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The Beltliner, Calgary AB

The Beltliner Space Jam & Ricotta 2.0 French Toast – Blueberry Jam, Lemon Ricotta, Powdered Sugar, St. Leon Maple Syrup Perogy Poutine – Potato Cheddar Perogy, Gravy, Hutterite Bacon, Quebec Cheese Curds, Green Onions Saskatoon Berry Pie – Whipped Cream … Continue reading

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Manuel Latruwe Belgian Patisserie & Bread Shop, Calgary AB

Manuel Latruwe Belgian Patisserie & Bread Shop Almond Croissant Sour Cherry Turnover Apricot Almond Danish Mille Feuille Still amazed that there are eateries in 2017 that scorn pictures, but finding just that as I casually snapped a photo of Manuel … Continue reading

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Diner Deluxe, Calgary AB

Diner Deluxe Phil & Sebastian Coffee Maple Fried Oatmeal – Lemon Curd, Vanilla Bean Cream, Maple Syrup Stuffed French Toast – Egg dipped thick cut Sourdough, Brie, Canadian Bacon, Apple Relish, Rosemary Syrup Breakfast Poutine – Rosemary Hash Browns, Quebec … Continue reading

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Anju, Calgary AB

Anju Mushroom Tempura – King Oyster, Shimeji, Truffle Ponzu, Green Onion, Nori Maple Hill Chicken Wings – Sablefish Kabayaki, Sesame Foie Gras & Tofu – Smoked Bone Marrow, Steam Bun, Plum, Pistachio, Sesame Short Rib & Rice Gnocchi – Soy … Continue reading

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The Lake House, Calgary AB

The Lake House Rocky Mountain Charcuterie Board – Air dried Alberta Beef, Cured Duck Breast, Wild Boar Mortadella, Elk Sausage, Bison Soparasatta, Aged Ham, Mustard Melon, Ram Ram, Mustard, Pumpernickel Bread Sous Vide Macintosh Apples Compote – Chewy Breakfast Cookies, … Continue reading

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Jelly Modern Doughnuts, Calgary AB

Jelly Modern Doughnuts Coconut – Coconut Milk Glaze, Coconut Pastry Cream, Sweetened White Coconut Carrot Cake – Cinnamon Mascarpone Glaze Tangerine Dream – Orange Blossom Honey Glaze, Tangerine Curd, Mandarin Orange Segment Maple Bacon – Brown Maple Glaze and Valbella … Continue reading

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